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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't think I have stayed in a smaller roomed hotel. The bed pretty well took up the whole room. The shower was next to the bed and the toilet was literally standing room only. It had a small fridge which was big enough for a few drinks purchased from across the road. Soap was supplied but no shampoo. The... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It says Budget in its title and it is. You walk up a corridor from the street then go to L1 to reception to check in. Electronic swipe cards for room entry and for after hours lift service. It's a bit daggy, quirky if you like. Basic but the bed was reasonably comfy, the linen was clean, decent towels and... More 

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Tuakau, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For budget accommodation it was clean and tidy and very central for everything I was doing. The street noise was minimal in my room. Basic air con/heater but worked. Step straight into shower from room which was awkward without a shower mat and only a curtain to separate you from others in room. Clean white linen and the towels were... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks Jodie for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear you found the rooms clean and comfortable for your stay. We do have a major refurbishment coming up in the next month that will see many changes to the layout of the rooms, bedding, and amenities provided, so I'd love to welcome you back... More 

Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given it is a budget hotel with only $69/night and centrally located in the CBD, we are satisfied during our stay. Basically we can access to all the attractions in the city easily by just taking a tram which is directly in front of the hotel. Hotel room was clean and tidy However, dont have high expectations of spacious room... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks for providing feedback on your recent stay with us. It is always nice to hear positive commentary. We are in a great location, right in the CBD, so very central, and I am pleased to hear you appreciated that. Again thank you for your comments, and I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Tracy... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I pre-booked in advance (by a few months) a room with a queen bed and a bunk bed for $120 per night. This was a bargain deal. When we got there, there was a massive queue of people and only one person on reception. We left our bags there and came back late afternoon to check in.... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback on your stay with us. We do experience times at the hotel where we are very busy at Reception and our staff do a great job of getting through the queues as quickly as possible. Unfortunately space is at a premium in the hotel and we do not have enough space to store the guests baggage... More 

Tasmania, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and was happy with hotel, great location and inexpensive, clean towels are placed in room and rubbish bins emptied daily, heater worked well, I would recommend this hotel if you are just looking for a bed and shower for your stay, also there is a kitchen open every morning cost is 9 dollars a person... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay. I am pleased to see that you found our hotel great value for money and the location was well suited to your needs in the CBD of Melbourne. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Tracy Kerr More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 3rd Ibis hotel I have stayed at and found it to be clean and tidy with friendly and helpful staff. I stayed in a ground floor room as this hotel doesn't have an elevator and is 3 stories tall. If I had to say something negative it would be about the aircon it was very noisey but... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're just after for a place to sleep and put your luggage then this is perfect for you. Stayed here for six nights on a queen room with single bunk bed as a solo traveller Price: very affordable considering the location Location: perfect.. right in the middle of everything. Just a few blocks fr the flinder's station and fr... More 

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks Julie for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am glad to hear you enjoyed a comfortable stay with us. I will be investigating the lack of tea and coffee in your room and will remind housekeeping to replace this daily as part of the light service we offer. We are about to undergo a major refurbishment... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at this hostel. Yes hostel!!! We wasn't aware it was a hostel when booking. We was given the impression that it was a budget hotel. There is absolutely nothing positive review about this hostel. I can only say the location is quite convenient. Walking distance to a lot of places.

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IbisBudgetMelbCBD, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Thanks Tony for your feedback on your recent stay. We are a unique hotel set up and offer budget rooms with basic amenities at very good prices for a CBD hotel, but we are not for everyone. If you are looking for a hotel with all the bells and whistles then we are not the hotel for you. Thanks for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything was fine except for the homeless people outside the entrance of the hotel. Things were scattered and even saw what looks like vomitus near the entrance of the hotel. If management can do something about this issue, it will be a good place to stay. Good value for money

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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Address: 97 - 103 Elizabeth St | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
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Price Range: $52 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD 2.5*
Number of rooms: 146
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Melbourne Hotel Formule 1
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